Startup Grind Denver Welcomes Jim Franklin (CEO at SendGrid)
Wednesday, November 7, 2012 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (MST)
Join us November 7th when we welcome Jim Franklin CEO at SendGrid. Prior to his tenure with SendGrid, Jim was the Vice President of Enterprise Performance Management and the General Manager of the Crystal Ball Global Business Unit of Oracle Corporation. The Crystal Ball Global Business Unit was formed in 2007 as part of the acquisition of Hyperion Solutions. At Hyperion, Jim served as VP and General Manager. Jim had held the roles of Decisioneering's CEO, CFO and VP of Sales prior to Decisioneering's acquisition by Hyperion. Mr. Franklin was also the founder of webfamilies.com and the CFO of Vericept Corporation. Jim serves on the board of aWhere, Inc., Denver Software Club and Querio. He has also been a mentor for Techstars and the Founder Institute.
6:00 - Networking and Pizza
7:00 - Fireside Chat
8:00 - Questions and More Networking
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Jon Rossi - Director of Startup Grind Denver
After attending StartupWeekend Boulder in April 2009, Jon took the plunge. He’s now working on his first two startups. He is a social-media, technology and business enthusiast who wants to make a difference in the lives of others. Jon is the lead organizer for StartupWeekend Denver and Boulder. When not working on Startup projects, Jon is busy helping the community and being a social connector for Denver.Twitter: @JonRossi
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